The Ross Township Police Department is comprised of the Chief of Police, two Lieutenant, seven Sergeants, three Detectives, and twenty nine Police Officers who provide 24 hour police services covering a land area of 14.4 square miles. Ross Township is comprised of over 31,000 permanent residents; however, due to the robust business district, the population of Ross Township can reach over 200,000 individuals during peak business hours. Due to the dynamic makeup of Ross Township, the Police Department responds to over 20,000 calls for assistance from residents and businesses per year. The Ross Township Police Traffic Division issues over 3,500 citations in order to curb aggressive and careless driving keeping the roadways of Ross Township as safe as possible for residents and visitors. Along with normal patrol duties, the officers and detectives investigate almost 2,000 criminal incidents each year and make over 600 arrests. Officers also respond to over 1,000 motor vehicle accidents each year.
Ross Township Police Department is now hiring an Entry Level Police Officer.
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- Click here for detailed information concerning the position and examination.
- Click here to view the Rules of the Civil Service Commission
Forms required to be completed in order to apply for the position of Entry Level Police Officer are available at the Ross Township Municipal Building, 1000 Ross Municipal Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237. The Township Municipal Building is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE TOWNSHIP MANAGER OR HIS DESIGNEE BY 4:00 PM ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015. ANY APPLICATION CONTAINING MATERIAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS SHALL BE REJECTED BY THE COMMISSION. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO CONFIRM THAT THE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE AND TIMELY SUBMITTED. THE COMMISSION SHALL REJECT ANY INCOMPLETE OR UNTIMELY APPLICATION.
A written examination will be held on October 31, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., in the gymnasium of the Ross Township Municipal Building, 1000 Ross Municipal Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237. Other mandatory components of the test are an oral examination, a background check, an agility fitness test, a polygraph examination, a medical examination, and a psychological examination. A complete copy of the Ross Township’s hiring policy as set forth in its Civil Service Rules is available for inspection during regular business hours at Ross Township Municipal Building
Message From the Chief
I would like to welcome you to the Ross Township Police Department section of the website. I believe this site offers a comprehensive look at the abilities and attributes of our department. My officers and I are proud of the level and breadth of services that we offer to our community. I hope you find the information presented here both inspirational and informative.
Chief Robert Bellan